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Ian Thorpe, Australian swimming champion, enters rehab for depression

Ian Thorpe, Australian swimming champion, enters rehab for depression

SYDNEY, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The five-time Olympic gold medalist was found disoriented outside his family home in Sydney on Monday.
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Australian Olympic swimmer found disoriented, hospitalized

SYDNEY, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Australian Olympic swimming star Ian Thorpe has been hospitalized after he was found disoriented near his parents' home in Sydney, his manager said Monday.

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Thorpe announces return to swimming

Thorpe announces return to swimming

SYDNEY, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Australia's Ian Thorpe, the winner of five Olympic gold medals, announced Wednesday he is returning to competitive swimming.

Drug test haunts swimmer Ian Thorpe

SYDNEY, March 31 (UPI) -- Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe reportedly could face a doping charge connected to a recent test that showed an abnormal level of testosterone in his system.

Swimmer Ian Thorpe announces retirement

SYDNEY, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, said he will give up the professional aspect of the sport.

Thorpe out of Commonwealth Games

SYDNEY, March 7 (UPI) -- The Commonwealth Games, taking place in Australia, will be out one superstar -- world record holder Ian Thorpe is too sick to compete.

Olympic Medal: Men's 100 Freestyle

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Olympic medal winners in the men's 100 freestyle:

Olympic Medal: Men's 200 Freestyle

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Olympic medal winners in the men's 200 freestyle:

Record bid by Phelps ends quickly

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The bid by Michael Phelps to win eight Olympic gold medals ended Sunday night when the United States finished third in the 400-meter freestyle relay.

Olympic Medal: Men's 400 Freestyle

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Olympic medal winners in the men's 400-meter freestyle:

Thorpe will not defend Olympic title

SYDNEY, March 27 (UPI) -- Ian Thorpe, the man who has dominated 400-meter freestyle swimming for the last six years, will not defend his Olympic title in Athens.

American dominates at world championship

BARCELONA, Spain, July 25 (UPI) -- American teen Michael Phelps broke two world records in less than an hour Friday at the 10th FINA World Championships.
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